9780930741372

Gift of the Cotton Maiden

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  • ISBN13:

    9780930741372

  • ISBN10:

    0930741374

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1994-06-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Museum of
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Table of Contents

Foreword 11(12)
Preface 12(2)
Acknowledgments 14(4)
Part 1 Introduction
Roy W. Hamilton
Maps of Indonesia, Flores and the Solor Islands
18(2)
Behind the Cloth: The History and Culture of Flores
20(20)
The Many Roles of Weaving and Textiles
40(18)
Textile Technology
58(22)
Part 2 Regional Surveys
Manggarai Regency
80(18)
Roy W. Hamilton
Ngada Regency
98(24)
Roy W. Hamilton
Ende Regency
122(26)
Roy W. Hamilton
Sikka Regency
148(22)
E. D. Lewis
East Flores Regency
170(24)
Ruth Barnes
Part 3 Case Studies
The Curse of the Cooked People: Weaving in Northeastern Manggarai
194(16)
Maribeth Erb
Cloth Production and Change in a Lio Village
210(18)
Willemijn de Jong
Vouchsafing Fecundity in Eastern Flores: Textiles and Exchange in the Rites of Life
228(18)
Penelope Graham
Black and Red, White and Yellow: Socio-cosmic Ideas in Palu'e Textiles
246(22)
Michael P. Vischer
Notes to the Text 268(8)
Appendix A: Orthography 276(2)
Appendix B: Looms 278(2)
References Cited 280(6)
Illustration Credits 286(1)
Contributors 287

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